Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Revolutionary Guards warned of unrest Reports of security forces being attacked A Kurdish woman did after being detained by moral police The Iranian government has promised to investigate her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary … Read more

Turks frustrated by ‘deliberate’ increase in number of European visa rejections

ISTANBUL, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Turkish sports presenter Sinem Okten was surprised to have his visa application rejected twice by the Schengen area of ​​Europe, a frequent destination for matches and interviews with the likes of Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp. “I applied first to Germany and then to France. Both rejected … Read more

French activists fill holes with cement in protest at watering exemptions

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Climate activists linked to an extinct rebellion have targeted a golf course in southern France, filling holes with concrete to protest an exemption from water restrictions during the worst drought on record. France has told residents to avoid unnecessary water use, such as washing cars and watering gardens. However, activists complain … Read more

Split families still suffer after 75 years of India-Pakistan partition

KARACHI/NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Brothers Ali Hasan Baki and Abid Hasan Baki, separated for 75 years by the partition of India and Pakistan, spoke to their families on video calls, sharing words and tears but no hope. of the reunion. Thousands of families like the Bakai brothers were divided over three-quarters of a … Read more

Source of Britain’s River Thames driest ever as drought nears

The dry river bed at the source of the Thames has expanded more than ever before July was England’s driest month since 1935 Experts say that the country’s infrastructure is not ready for drought LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – (This Aug. 11 story corrects the spelling of the engagement officer’s last name in paragraphs 5 … Read more

Wildfires rage in France, thousands evacuated from homes

HOUSTENS, France, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A wildfire in southwestern France’s Gironde region destroyed homes on Wednesday and forced the evacuation of 10,000 residents, some of whom had climbed onto roofs as the flames approached. Black-orange skies, darkened by forest smoke and lit up by flames, were visible across the area as the fire raged … Read more

WW2 bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy’s River Po

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Heat waves have not only swept Europe this summer, but also brought record high temperatures and scorched fields: Italy’s drought-stricken Po River is flowing so low it has exposed previously sunken World War II bombs. A 450-kilogram (1,000-pound) bomb found on July 25 near the northern village of … Read more

Firefighters battle out-of-control blaze at Berlin ammunitions dump

BERLIN, Aug 4 (Reuters) – More than 100 firefighters battled a blaze at an ammunition dump in west Berlin on Thursday, using water cannons and army robots to try to contain the blaze, which caused explosions and was still spreading. The fire service established a 1,000-metre (0.6 mi) perimeter from the center of the fire, … Read more

South Korea develops nanotech tattoo as health monitoring device

DAEJEON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – South Koreans may soon be able to have a device in the form of a bespoke tattoo on their own body that automatically alerts them to potential health problems if a project by a science team comes to fruition. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) … Read more

Hot dogs – and cats – get wearable fans to beat Japan’s scorching summer

TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – A Tokyo clothing maker has teamed up with veterinarians to create a wearable pet fan that could appeal to anxious owners of dogs or cats who can’t shed their fur coats in Japan’s sweltering summers. . The device consists of a battery-powered, 80-gram (3-ounce) fan that is attached to a … Read more